D. G. Yuengling & Son (Yuengling)
Established in 1829, Yuengling remains a private, family-owned brewing company. In 2020, D. G. Yuengling & Son established a joint venture with Molson Coors to expand its legal distribution to the western United States. The family continues to oversee operations and business practices, and D. G. Yuengling & Son controls the operations and distribution in the 22 eastern states in which it operated already prior to the joint venture. Yuengling has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on views or beliefs. The company does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. Furthermore, Yuengling has not used its reputation, corporate dollars, or PAC contributions to support ideological groups or agendas hostile to freedom of expression. Yuengling does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination. For these reasons, D. G. Yuengling & Son receives a Lower Risk rating.
Has denied service to customers, suppliers, or vendors due to their political views or religious beliefs OR corporately boycotts, divests, or sanctions regions, people groups, or industries.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Yuengling does not publish its charitable giving guidelines, however, the company does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. The Richard Yuengling Jr. Foundation grants university scholarships and Yuengling’s charitable work focuses on supporting veterans, first responders, and bald eagle conservation (1)(2)(3)(4)(5).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Yuengling does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Yuengling does not operate a PAC at this time (1).
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May 23, 2023
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